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Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Australia intercepts boat carrying 97 asylum seekers
Australian authorities have intercepted a boat carrying 97 asylum seekers near Christmas Island.
Gaddafi family granted Oman asylum: Libya Foreign Minister
Libya`s foreign minister says the widow of the late ruler Muammar Gaddafi and other family members h...
Russian wanted by Uzbekistan seeks political asylum
A geologist in Russia wanted by authorities in Uzbekistan for arrest is seeking political asylum in ...
`No asylum offered to Pak`s minority Shia`:
Australia Thursday rejected a media report that it had offered asylum to Pakistan`s minority Shia Ha...
John McAfee seeks political asylum in Guatemala
McAfee spoke to an international news agency in a restaurant near a high-end hotel where he is stayi...
Chinese fishermen die in bid to reach Chilean coast
3 Chinese citizens died after jumping into the sea from a fishing boat in the Strait of Magellan in ...
Failed SL asylum seekers deported from UK
A group of 28 Sri Lankans, most of them Tamils, have been deported back to the country after failing...
Sri Lanka seeks Interpol’s help over fishing trawler attack
Sri Lanka sought Interpol`s help to arrest 14 people involved in carrying out an attack on a fishing...
Pakistani asylum seeker jailed in UK for rape
A 20-year-old Pakistani asylum seeker has been jailed for six years on charge of rape and ordered to...
Sacked SL editor says Oz asylum denied due to her lack of info
The sacked editor of an anti-govt newspaper in SL said that her application was rejected due to lack...
Assange supporters wait to learn fate of funds
Assange, 41, has been holed up in the embassy since June 19 as part of his bid to avoid extradition ...
Ahmadinejad`s cameraman seeks asylum in US: Report
A cameraman who accompanied Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the UN General Assembly here ha...
Ecuador and Britain to meet at UN on Assange
Ecuador has granted Assange asylum, but he will be arrested by police if he steps outside the buildi...
WikiLeaks` Assange to address UN via videolink
Ecuador says it has invited Julian Assange to address a meeting on the sidelines of the UN General A...
Failed SL asylum seekers sent back by Australia
Eighteen Sri Lankans have been deported back to their country after they withdrew their bid that wou...
Fifty Lankan asylum seekers to return home from UK
A group of 50 Sri Lankans are heading home on a special chartered flight arranged by the UK Border A...
Talks over Assange at an impasse: Britain
British Foreign Secretary William Hague says talks with Ecuador over the fate of WikiLeaks founder J...
Sri Lanka navy arrests 54 Australia-bound asylum seekers
Around 1,000 people have been arrested in Sri Lanka this year while attempting to make the dangerous...
Assange row: Hackers attack UK govt websites
Anonymous is reported to have hacked into the websites of 10 Downing Street, Home Office and the Min...
No request for asylum for Hindus from Pakistan: Govt
No request for asylum has been received from the Hindus who have recently crossed over to India on p...
US refuses to recognize diplomatic asylum of Assange
The US government Friday refused to recognize the diplomatic asylum that Ecuador granted to WikiLeak...
Britain refuses Assange safe passage to Ecuador
Britain will not allow Julian Assange safe passage out of the country, Foreign Secretary William Hag...
After UK threat, Ecuador to decide on Assange asylum today
Ecuador and Britain appeared to have reached a diplomatic impasse over Assange, who has taken refuge...
Russian opposition activist seek asylum in Ukraine
An activist of the Other Russia unregistered opposition movement and his wife have applied for polit...
Fresh batch of Pak Hindus reach India
As a fresh batch of 100 more Hindus crossed over from Pakistan here today, the leader of the group c...
Pak Hindus not seeking asylum, claims leader of fresh batch
As a fresh batch of 100 Hindus crossed over from Pakistan here, the leader of the group on Saturday ...
Asylum seekers arrive undetected at Cocos Islands
A boat carrying 69 asylum seekers reportedly arrived undetected at the Cocos Islands off the western...
Asylum-seeker arrivals in Oz hits record high
The number of asylum-seekers arriving by boat in Australian waters in 2012 has hit a record high, ac...
Russia denies plans to grant asylum to Assad
Russia has no plans to provide asylum to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Foreign Minister Sergei L...
131 arrested in Sri Lanka for illegal migration
Sri Lankan Navy has arrested 131 would-be asylum seekers, most of them Tamils.
Mentally ill women sexually abused, tortured in WB
The horrific case of cruelty came to light after the body of Guria, a 30-year-old woman inmate of th...
Giving asylum to Assange ‘could discredit Ecuador in US`
Assange is currently in Ecuador embassy in London, seeking political asylum to avoid being extradite...
Saudi princess seeks political asylum in Britain
A Saudi Arabian princess has sought political asylum in Britain because she fears for her safety in ...
Asylum seekers in China to get legal status
A new Chinese law is all set to give refugees coming to China the right to stay in the country.
Britain tops EU asylum seekers` list
Some 14,360 immigrants were given asylum within the UK in 2011, compared with 13,045 in Germany.
Assange likely to be arrested: Police
Assange, who dramatically sought sanctuary in the Ecuador embassy, could be arrested since he has br...
WikiLeak`s Assange seeks political asylum in Ecuador
Ecuador foreign minister Ricardo Patino told reporters: "Ecuador is studying and analysis the reques...
US asylum likely for China dissident: Rights group
US and Chinese officials are ironing out a deal to secure American asylum for a blind Chinese legal ...
Asylum for Assad in Russia not discussed: Putin
Russia has protected Assad from United Nations sanctions over his bloody crackdown on protests.
Nasheed not to seek asylum amid political crisis
Nasheed has dismissed all speculation of seeking asylum in Sri Lanka, underlining that he will cont...
Australia-bound Pak asylum seekers nabbed
Eight Pak asylum seekers, including a child, were nabbed by Malaysian maritime authorities.
Tymoshenko`s husband seeking asylum in Prague
The husband of Ukraine`s jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko has fled to the Czech Republic wh...
Ukraine: Tymoshenko`s hubby seeks asylum in Prague
Former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko was sentenced to seven years in jail in October.
Why not asylum to Pak Hindus, asks court
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the government`s response on a petition seeking grant of as...
Navy stops asylum seekers off Australian coast
Australian Navy Wednesday intercepted yet another boat carrying 100 suspected asylum seekers north o...
Oz: Over 200 asylum seekers taken into custody
The boats were carrying 110 and 103 passengers, according to an AAP report.
Australia to free some asylum seekers from centres
The release of the first 27 men from Afghanistan and Sri Lanka to live on temporary visas has been w...
Aussie PM committed to deterring asylum seekers
At least eight people drowned in Indonesian waters on Tuesday while attempting to reach Australia.
UK opts out of EU directive on asylum?
Immigration Minister Damian Green has informed Parliament that the UK will not be opting into the E...
Nicaragua would consider Gaddafi asylum: Official
An adviser to Nicaraguan President didn`t know how Muammar al-Gaddafi could even get to his country.
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